Los Angeles Business Journal

Americans Get Moving Amid Torpid Recovery

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Americans began striking out for greener pastures at a pace not seen since before the recession, which crippled job prospects, hobbled home sales and kept many stuck in place, the Wall Street Journal reports. About 3.9 percent of the population, or 11.8 million people, moved to a different county in 2011, new Census figures show. That was the highest level since before the recession.